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Section: Population Figures and Profile
Sub-section: Global figures

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295,000 IDPs in northern Uganda (June 2010)

  • There are 295,000 IDPs in Northern Uganda as of June 2009 (people in camps + people in transit sites)
  • This compares to 437,000 IDPs in December 2009 and 710,000 IDPs in February 2009 (and 869,000 IDPs in November 2008 and 915,000 IDPs in October 2008).
  • The remainder of the 1.8 million people who were displaced by the conflict in northern Uganda have now returned to their home areas. Many of these returnees have ongoing protection and assistance needs.
  • The above figures do not include IDPs in Karamoja, or IDPs in urban areas outside the Acholi, Lango, Teso and West Nile regions.

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